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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 75

The Triumvirs. Octavian. Autumn 30-summer 29 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.83 g, 9h). Italian (Rome?) mint.

Triton XXIV
Lot: 75.
 Estimated: $ 500

Merani Collection – Roman Republican, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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The Triumvirs. Octavian. Autumn 30-summer 29 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.83 g, 9h). Italian (Rome?) mint. Laureate head of Octavian, as Apollo, right / Rostral column ornamented with two anchors and six beaks of galleys, surmounted by a statue of Octavian, holding spear with right hand and parazonium with left; IMP CAESAR across field. CRI 423; RIC I 271 (Augustus); BMCRE 633-6 = BMCRR Rome 4349-51; BN 68-71; RSC 124 (Augustus). Toned with iridescence around the devices, light marks and scratches. VF.

From the Peter J. Merani Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 49 (17 March 1999), lot 1335.

This issue depicts the column decreed by the Senate in recognition of Octavian’s victory over Antony and Cleopatra at Actium. The monument stood on the Palatine Hill, before the temple of Apollo.

The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session One, which begins 19 January 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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